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Student and Trainee Activities

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Fitness center

For a nominal fee, students and trainees at Mayo Clinic and their spouses may join the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center. The fitness center has two campus locations that offer personal exercise consultation and a variety of training programs.

Leisure and Lifestyle Activities Program

Mayo students and trainees and their families join Mayo staff in enjoying the social, recreational, cultural and educational activities sponsored by Mayo's Leisure and Lifestyle Activities Program. These events include concerts, plays, sporting events, classes, trips, parties and dances.

Discount rates are available for the Minnesota Zoo, Science Museum of Minnesota, Minnesota Children's Museum, and several amusement centers, hotels and motels. Discounts are also offered for local movie theaters, car washes and transportation to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Mayo Families' Connection

Mayo Families' Connection assists spouses and significant others of Mayo students, residents and trainees in transitioning to Mayo Clinic. It holds events and programs and has a variety of interest groups. On its website, you'll find information about housing, schools, child care, higher education and community activities.

Student associations

Many student associations are active at Mayo Clinic. These vary by Mayo school and program.

Unity Ball

Affectionately referred to as "prom," the Unity Ball is an annual event for students from all of Mayo's education programs in Rochester, Minn. Students of all years and their guests are invited to partake in light hors d'oeuvres, beverages and dancing to live music.

  • March 10, 2014
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